Laravel 7.7 Released With Variadic Container Support

Laravel 7.7 Released With Variadic Container Support

The Laravel team released v7.7.0 yesterday with container support for variadic constructor arguments, a handful of new HTTP client features, a rawIndex() Blueprint method, and all the latest new features, fixes, and changes in the 7.x branch:

Array Access Support to HTTP Client GET Requests

Daniel Mason contributed ArrayAccess support for HTTP client get() requests:

Http::get('http://foo.com', ['foo' => 'bar']);

Http::assertSent(function (Request $request) {
    return $request->url() === 'http://foo.com/get?foo=bar'
        && $request['foo'] === 'bar';
});

HTTP Client assertSentCount Assertion

Christoph Rumpel contributed the assertSentCount assertion for the HTTP client. This is useful to assert the expected number of requests sent:

$this->factory->fake();

$this->factory->assertSentCount(0);

$this->factory->post('http://foo.com/form', [
       'name' => 'Taylor',
]);

$this->factory->assertSentCount(1);

$this->factory->post('http://foo.com/form', [
       'name' => 'Jim',
]);

$this->factory->assertSentCount(2);

Ability to Create Indexes as Expressions with “rawIndex”

Jonathan Reinink contributed a rawIndex method, which allows the ability to create database indexes as expressions:

// Before
Schema::create('users', function (Blueprint $table) {
    $table->id();
    $table->string('name');
    $table->date('birth_date')->nullable();
    $table->timestamps();
});

DB::statement('ALTER TABLE users ADD INDEX birthday_index ((date_format(birth_date, "%m-%d")))');

// After
Schema::create('users', function (Blueprint $table) {
    $table->id();
    $table->string('name');
    $table->date('birth_date')->nullable();
    $table->timestamps();

    $table->rawIndex('(date_format(birth_date, "%m-%d"))', 'birthday_index');
});

Container Support for Variadic Constructor Arguments

Beau Simensen contributed container support for variadic arguments. Here’s a simple of example of this solves:

// Before
app()->singleton(Logger::class, MyLogger::class);
app()->bind(Firewall::class, function ($c) {
    return new Firewall(
        $c->make(Logger::class),
        ...[
            $c->make(NullFilter::class),
            $c->make(ProfanityFilter::class),
            $c->make(TooLongFilter::class),
        ]
    );
});

// After
app()->singleton(Logger::class, MyLogger::class);
app()
    ->when(Firewall::class)
    ->needs(Filter::class)
    ->give([
        NullFilter::class,
        ProfanityFilter::class,
        TooLongFilter::class,
    ]);

As noted in the pull request description, you can pass a closure to give:

app()->singleton(Logger::class, MyLogger::class);
app()
    ->when(Firewall::class)
    ->needs(Filter::class)
    ->give(function ($c) {
        return [
            $c->make(NullFilter::class),
            $c->make(ProfanityFilter::class),
            $c->make(TooLongFilter::class),
        ];
    });

The pull request has all the details of the current state and what this solves if you want to learn more.

HTTP Client “hasHeaders” Assertion

Matt Kingshott contributed a hasHeaders() HTTP client method that enables you some syntactic sugar for checking for the existing (and values) of multiple headers:

$headers = [
    'X-Test-Header' => 'foo',
    'X-Test-ArrayHeader' => ['bar', 'baz'],
];

Http::withHeaders($headers);

// ...
Http::assertSent(function ($request) use ($headers) {
    return $request->hasHeaders($headers);
});

Release Notes

You can see the full list of new features and updates below and the diff between 7.6.0 and 7.7.0 on GitHub. The full release notes for Laravel 7.x are available in the latest v7 changelog:

v7.7.0

Added

  • Added ArrayAccess support for Http client get requests (#32401)
  • Added Illuminate\Http\Client\Factory::assertSentCount() (#32407)
  • Added Illuminate\Database\Schema\Blueprint::rawIndex() (#32411)
  • Added getGrammar into passthru in Eloquent builder (#32412)
  • Added --relative option to storage:link command (#32457, 24b705e)
  • Added dynamic column key for foreign constraints (#32449)
  • Added container support for variadic constructor arguments (#32454, 1dd6db3)
  • Added Illuminate\Http\Client\Request::hasHeaders() (#32462)

Fixed

  • Fixed MorphPivot::delete() for models with primary key (#32421)
  • Throw exception on missing required parameter on Container call method (#32439, 44c2a8d)
  • Fixed Http Client multipart request (#32428, 1f163d4)
  • Fixed Illuminate\Support\Stringable::isEmpty() (#32447)
  • Fixed whereNull/whereNotNull for json in MySQL (#32417, d3bb329)
  • Fixed Collection::orderBy() with callable (#32471)

Changed

  • Re-use Router::newRoute() inside CompiledRouteCollection (#32416)
  • Make Illuminate\Queue\InteractsWithQueue.php::$job public (2e272ee)
  • Catch and report exceptions thrown during schedule run execution (#32461)

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